Two Indians die in Bahrain

July 4th, 2008 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS  

Dubai, July 4 (IANS) An Indian worker died of a heart attack as he prepared to visit India on his first holiday in two years while another committed suicide in Bahrain. Murugan Kalimuthu, 31, suddenly developed chest pain and died within 10 minutes at the Salmaniya Medical Complex in Manama Tuesday night, the Gulf Daily News reported Friday.

Kalimuthu, who hailed from Trichy in Tamil Nadu, leaves behind his wife, a four-year-old son and a three-year-old daughter. He worked as a mason at a Bahraini construction firm.

An Indian engineer in the same firm told the newspaper: “He was all excited to go on vacation… He had already done shopping for the family.”

In another incident, a 55-year-old Indian, a cook in a Manama restaurant, reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself.

Co-workers found the body of K. Pakku Thursday morning at a construction site just behind the restaurant he worked in.

Pakku, who hailed from Kozhikode in Kerala, leaves behind his wife, two sons and a daughter. His eldest son works in Bahrain.

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